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Departmental Procurement

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of invoices for goods and services procured from small and medium-sized businesses were paid within 10 days of receipt by (a) his Department and (b) the agencies for which his Department is responsible in (i) 2006-07 and (ii) 2007-08; and if he will make a statement. (243359)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 17 November 2008, Official Report, column 166W, to the hon. Member for Hertford and Stortford (Mr. Prisk).